Pete> Does this particular entry mean <draft-ietf-mpls-arch-07.txt> is being
Pete> held for normative reference to the I-Ds listed below it, or that all
Pete> those I-Ds are being held for normative references?
The meaning of that queue entry is that the first document mentioned is
being delayed because of normative references to the I-Ds that appear
beneath it in the list.
Pete> Assuming that the entry above indicates that the first I-D (in this
Pete> case, <draft-ietf-mpls-arch-07.txt>) is being held until the other
Pete> RFCs become RFCs as well, doesn't this mean that it might be years
Pete> before an approved I-D would ever be published as an RFC?
In fact, this is the actual situation.